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Hisato Yamaguchi

Hisato Yamaguchi

Phone (505) 664-0382


  • Chemical Science
  • Energetic materials
  • Separation technologies
  • Materials chemistry
  • Carbon nanotubes
  • Nanostructured quantum confined materials
  • Materials
  • Materials by design
  • Functional materials
  • Chemical vapor deposition
  • Physical vapor deposition
  • Microfabrication
  • Nanotechnology
  • Electron microscopy
  • Scanned probe microscopies
  • Interface engineering
  • Materials synthesis (single crystals)
  • Gas/surface interactions and reactions
  • X-ray spectroscopy and imaging
  • Optics and fiber optics
  • Transport characterization of materials,
  • Photoemission spectroscopies
  • Nanoscale (in time and space) spectroscopies
  • Control atomic arrangements on the nanoscale
  • Photovoltaics
  • Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT)


  • Materials synthesis and characterizations of atomically thin two dimensional (2D) nanomaterials such as graphene and transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs)
  • Large area thin film deposition via solution processing and chemical vapor deposition (CVD)
  • Characterizations of their novel electronic/optoelectronic/catalytic/mechanical properties
  • Design and fabrication of integrated devices based on those materials


Ph.D., Materials Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Ishikawa, Japan, 2008

M.A., Physics, International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan, 2003

B.A., Physics, International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan, 2001


LANL Positions

Director’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Materials Synthesis and Integrated Devices (MPA-11), 2013-2015

Director’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (MPA-CINT), 2012-2013


Professional Societies

Materials Research Society (MRS)

American Physical Society (APS)

The Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP)



Exploratory Research grant (LANL) as Co-PI, 2013-2016

Director’s postdoctoral fellow (LANL), 2012-2015

JSPS postdoctoral fellow for research abroad, Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science, 2011-2012

Best poster award - MRS Spring Meeting, 2011

Japanese representative participant - The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting dedicated to Physics, One of 10 Japanese young researchers to attend the prestigious meeting with over 30 Nobel Laureate participants, 2012

MRS/MRS-Mexico poster award exchange program participant, full invitation to Inter. Mat. Res. Cong. (IMRC) as one of the top 3 poster award winners, 2011

Best presentation award - International Vacuum Nanoelectronics Conference, 2008



A.Takakuwa, T.Shimoda, M.Furusawa, T.Mitani & H.Yamaguchi "Method for Manufacturing Microlens & Method for Manufacturing Organic Electroluminescense Element" US 7,674,407 (2010), JP 2006-24535 (2006), TW 094114923 (2008), KR 1020050029851 (2006), CN 200510068871 (2006).

A.Takakuwa, T.Shimoda, M.Furusawa, T.Mitani & H.Yamaguchi "Method of Manufacturing Organic Thin Film Element, Method of Manufacturing Electro-Optic Device, & Method of Manufacturing Electronic Equipment" US 2006/0007520 A1 (2006), JP 2006-023683 (2006).

K.Okano, Y.Suzuki, K.Oonuki, H.Yamaguchi & Y.Okamura "Amorphous Selenium Photodetector Driven by Diamond Cold Cathode" JP 2004-103535 (2004).



Selected Pubications

Hisato Yamaguchi*, Jean-Christophe Blancon*, Rajesh Kappera, Sidong Lei, Sina Najmaei, Benjamin D. Mangum, Gautam Gupta, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Jun Lou, Manish Chhowalla, Jared J. Crochet, and Aditya D. Mohite "Spatially Resolved Photoexcited Charge-Carrier Dynamics in Phase-Engineered Monolayer MoS2" *Equal contribution, ACS Nano 9, 840 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/nn506469v

Sibel Ebru Yalcin, Charudatta Galande, Rajesh Kappera, Hisato Yamaguchi, Ulises Martinez, Kirill A. Velizhanin, Stephen K. Doorn, Andrew M. Dattelbaum, Manish Chhowalla, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Gautam Gupta, and Aditya D. Mohite "Direct Imaging of Charge Transport in Progressively Reduced Graphene Oxide Using Electrostatic Force Microscopy" ACS Nano 9, 2981 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/nn507150q

Xuedan Ma, Lyudmyla Adamska, Hisato Yamaguchi, Sibel Ebru Yalcin, Sergei Tretiak, Stephen K. Doorn, and Han Htoon "Electronic Structure and Chemical Nature of Oxygen Dopant States in Carbon Nanotubes" ACS Nano 8, 10782 (2014). DOI: 10.1021/nn504553y

T.Fujita, Y.Ito, Y.Tan, H.Yamaguchi, D.Hoko, A.Hirata, D.Voiry, M.Chhowalla, and M.Chen "Chemically Exfoliated ReS2 Nanosheets" Nanoscale 6, 12458 (2014). DOI: 10.1039/C4NR03740E

H.Yamaguchi, J.Granstrom, W.Nie, H.Sojoudi, T.Fujita, D.Voiry, M.Chen, G.Gupta, A.D.Mohite, S.Graham & M.Chhowalla "Reduced Graphene Oxide Thin Films as Ultrabarriers for Organic Electronics" Adv. Energy Mater. 4, 1300986 (2014). DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201300986

S.Lei , L.Ge , S.Najmaei , A.George , R.Kappera , J.Lou , M.Chhowalla , H.Yamaguchi , G.Gupta , R.Vajtai , A.D. Mohite , and P.M. Ajayan "Evolution of the Electronic Band Structure and Efficient Photo-Detection in Atomic Layers of InSe" ACS Nano 8, pp.1263-1272 (2014). DOI: 10.1021/nn405036u

D.Voiry, H.Yamaguchi, J.Li, R.Silva, D.C.B.Alves, T.Fujita, M.Chen, T.Asefa, V.Shenoy, G.Eda & M.Chhowalla "Enhanced Catalytic Activity in Strained Chemically Exfoliated WS2 Nanosheets for Hydrogen Evolution" Nat. Mater. 12, pp.850-855 (2013). doi:10.1038/nmat3700

G.Eda*, T.Fujita*, H.Yamaguchi, D.Voiry, M.Chen & M.Chhowalla "Coherent Atomic and Electronic Heterostructures of Single-Layer MoS2" *Equal contribution, ACS Nano 6, pp.7311-7317 (2012). DOI: 10.1021/nn302422x

C-T.Chien, S-S.Li, W-J.Lai, Y-C.Yeh, H-A.Chen, I-S.Chen, L-C.Chen, K-H.Chen, T.Nemoto, S.Isoda, M.Chen, T.Fujita, G.Eda, H.Yamaguchi, M.Chhowalla & C-W.Chen "Tunable Photoluminescence from Graphene Oxide" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 51, pp.6662-6666 (2012). DOI: 10.1002/anie.201200474

E.Stratakis, G.Eda, H.Yamaguchi, E.Kymakis, C.Fotakis & M.Chhowalla "Free-standing graphene on microstructured silicon vertices for enhanced field emission properties" Nanoscale 4, pp.3069-3074 (2012). DOI: 10.1039/C2NR30622K

G.Eda*, H.Yamaguchi*, D.Voiry, T.Fujita, M.Chen & M.Chhowalla "Photoluminescence from Chemically Exfoliated MoS2" *Equal contribution, Nano Lett. (2011). DOI: 10.1021/nl201874w

N.K.Memon, S.D.Tse, J.F.Al-Sharab, H.Yamaguchi, A-M.B.Goncalves, B.H.Kear, Y.Jaluria, E.Y.Andrei & M.Chhowalla "Flame synthesis of graphene films in open environments" Carbon 49, pp.5064-5070 (2011). doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2011.07.024

H.Yamaguchi*, K.Murakami*, G.Eda, T.Fujita, P.Guan, W.Wang, C.Gong, J.Boisse, S.Miller, M.Acik, K.Cho, Y.J. Chabal, M.Chen, F.Wakaya, M.Takai & M.Chhowalla "Field Emission from Atomically Thin Edges of Reduced Graphene Oxide" *Equal contribution, ACS Nano 5, pp.4945-4952 (2011). DOI: 10.1021/nn201043a

P.Matyba*, H.Yamaguchi*, M.Chhowalla, N.D.Robinson & L.Edman "Flexible and Metal-Free Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells Based on Graphene and PEDOT-PSS as the Electrode Materials" *Equal contribution, ACS Nano 5, pp.574-580 (2011). DOI: 10.1021/nn102704h

P.Matyba*, H.Yamaguchi*, G.Eda, M.Chhowalla, L.Edman & N.D.Robinson "Graphene and Mobile Ions: The Key to All-Plastic, Solution-Processed Light-Emitting Devices" *Equal contribution, ACS Nano 4, pp.637-642 (2010). DOI: 10.1021/nn9018569

H.Yamaguchi, G. Eda, C. Mattevi, H. Kim, & M. Chhowalla "Highly Uniform 300 mm Wafer-Scale Deposition of Single & Multilayered Chemically Derived Graphene Thin Films" ACS Nano 4, pp.524-528 (2010). DOI: 10.1021/nn901496p

G.Eda, Y.-Y.Lin, C.Mattevi, H.Yamaguchi, H.-A.Chen, I.-S.Chen, C.-W.Chen & M.Chhowalla "Blue Photoluminescence from Chemically Derived Graphene Oxide" Adv. Mater. 22, pp.505-509, (2010). DOI: 10.1002/adma.200901996

G.Eda, C.Mattevi, H.Yamaguchi, H.Kim & M.Chhowalla "Insulator to Semimetal Transition in Graphene Oxide" J. Phys. Chem. C 113, pp.15768-15771 (2009). DOI: 10.1021/jp9051402